How much money I spend on ☕ at Starbucks from 13 May 2017 to today https://myles.life/media/tDjtuXUCqCgVcLz5yNQ https://github.com/myles/notebooks/blob/master/2017-06-22-starbucks/notebook.ipynb
And then they started holding public forums around the country. They invited locals, stakeholders, activists, everyone who had an interest. Gave them the data, taught them how to read and analyze it. But it wasn’t just a bunch of presentations. Once they gave the information, they started asking people what *they* thought was important. They collected stories from everyone about how they used health care. And then took all that back to the legislature to craft new legislation.
Taiwan now has one of the best healthcare systems in the world, both by public health measurements and by patient satisfaction.
They did it by giving people a voice in their democracy. It wasn’t perfect, people did not fully trust it for a lot of reasons. But that sent up systems for more trust which they’ve built on to allow citizens to more substantively contribute to policymaking today.
Western democracy needs to catch up to a country that was still authoritarian 30 years ago.
Secrecy at apple is pretty out there. They have former FBI and CIA agents as a part of their task force to find leakers.
I honestly don't even have any 🔥takes on this one.
Every time a man says: I'm a nice guy.
There's a woman out there thinking: so what? You want a fucking Noddy badge for being a decent human being?
If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it http://kottke.org/17/06/if-you-cant-explain-something-in-simple-terms-you-dont-understand-it
Things I think are awesome right now:
📺 Master of None Season 2
📻 Bad Liar by Selena Gomez
📻 Say Hello, Wave Goodbye by Soft Cell
📽 Wonder Woman
💿 Ti Amo by Phoenix
📚 Noir fiction
🍷 Wine from 🇪🇸
🇮🇹 Italian Culture